Medical Marijuana Business Directory

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MANTIS Ad Network
MANTIS is the largest and most advanced cannabis-friendly marketing platform in the world. Built for display, native, and video. The company works to connect industry-leading brands with their desired audience across more than 500 digital publications in the niche. As of 2017, MANTIS influences more than 35 million people per month. Advertisers can run strategic display, content, and video advertising campaigns, reaching millions of targeted readers while effortlessly tracking their ad spend and campaign’s performance. The MANTIS ad network caters to CBD / hemp companies, licensed cannabis dispensaries, delivery services, and infused products, as well as ancillary …
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Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)
Founded in 1986, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.
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Parents 4 Pot
Parents-4-Pot is a dedicated voice for all families who support the end of hemp and cannabis prohibition. The organization strives to defeat the social stigma surrounding adults who use cannabis responsibly. They support a parent’s choice to use medical cannabis to treat their children’s illnesses. Parents-4-Pot helps families with cannabis related issues through education, direct action and organizational support.
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Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)
The Marijuana Policy Project was founded in 1995 in Washington, DC. The founders were members of NORML, but felt the organization should be more proactive. In turn, they broke away and started the MPP. In the time since its inception, the Marijuana Policy Project has garnered support from a number of influential parties and their advisory board includes celebrities like Jack Black, Bill Maher, Adrienne Curry, and Jesse Ventura. They have been instrumental to a number of changes in cannabis policy at the state level and aims to have the same effect on a national scale.
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The 6th Annual New England Cannabis Convention
The annual New England Cannabis Convention in Boston is attended by cannabis growers, consumers and business cultivators across the region. Last year the event boasted an attendance of over 9,000 people. NOTE: Legal CBD products and seeds are available for sale, but NO THC CANNABIS products of any kind will be displayed/gifted/sold.
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International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) San Francisco
The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) is coming back to San Francisco, California on February 6-7, 2020. As the longest-running cannabis industry B2B event in California, the ICBC is known for its unique blend of education, industry insight, policy, and entertainment. California’s cannabis market is the largest in the nation and the state has long been a cannabis public policy leader. California was the first state to legalize cannabis for medical use (1996) and has had a vibrant cannabis community for decades. Adult-use cannabis was legalized by California voters in 2016 and since that time the state has worked …
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International Congress on Clinical Trials in Cannabis (CT-Cann2019)
CT-Cann2019 is an international meeting that brings together leading researchers, clinicians, industry professionals and other related experts to discuss ways of improving current research strategies in this rapidly evolving field. Topics include basic and clinical methodologies, regulatory and legal issues, pharmacological considerations, and technological advancements related to cannabinoid administration.

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Mason Tvert
Director of Communications of Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)
Based in Denver, Mason Tvert is the Director of Communications at the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), where he oversees the media strategy and online outreach efforts. Prior to taking over MPP’s communications department, he co-directed the successful campaign in support of Amendment 64, the 2012 ballot initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol in Colorado. In January 2013, the Denver Post named him the state’s “Top Thinker” in the area of politics and government. Previously, Mason co-founded and directed Safer Alternative For Enjoyable Recreation (SAFER), a Colorado-based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about the relative safety of marijuana compared …
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Dennis Peron
Self Employed
Dennis Peron is an cannabis and LGBT activist who moved to San Francisco after serving in Vietnam. He may be best known for his co-authoring of Proposition 215 – California’s Compassionate Use Act of 1996. At one point, Peron even ran in the Republican primaries. Prior to all this, Peron ran the “Big Top marijuana supermarket” from home in the 1970′s. He played an integral role in the passage of a 1978 initiative to allow the personal use of cannabis in San Francisco. However, the initiative was never adopted by law enforcement. Nonetheless, Dennis organized Proposition P in 1991. The …
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Martin A. Lee
Co-Founder & Director of Project CBD
Martin A Lee is an activist, journalist, and author who has published a number of works, including Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational, and Scientific. He is Co-Founder & Director of Project CBD, a non-profit organization he started with Fred Gardner in 2010. Lee co-authored his first book, Acid Dreams: The CIA, LSD and the Sixties Rebellion, in 1985. It explored the use of LSD during the 1960’s, including mind control experiments conducted by the CIA. Lee went on to co-found Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) in 1986 in order to eliminate corporate and establishment …
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Stephen DeAngelo
Co-Founder & President of Harborside Health Center
Stephen DeAngelo has long been on the front lines of cannabis policy reform, since he was a child in fact. He is Co-Founder and CEO of Harborside Health Center in Oakland, CA and President of the ArcView Group. Formerly, DeAngelo helped lead Ecolution, Inc., which produced industrial hemp products and sold them to retail stores in all 50 states and 21 countries. He also played an integral role in the passage of Washington DC’s medical cannabis initiative. Furthermore, DeAngelo helped launch Steep Hill Labs – the industry’s first testing facility. Along with his brother, Andrew, Steve was the star of …